Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

Oh, this is such fun! Beliefnet has pulled together a “multifaith slideshow of novelty sacrilege.” Please have a look. If you like this sort of thing, you’ll also giggle over Laura Sheahen’s classic round-up of religious kitsch. Crucifixion necktie, anyone?

Here’s the advertising copy you’ll find inside a carton of “Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.” “Our girls spend an absurd amount of time singing and chatting. Each day begins with a stretch, a wing flap (and for some an attempted […]

Thanks to Mary Ann Brussat for introducing me to “The Jerusalem Candle of Hope,” an unusual joint-venture, $36 dollar product crafted by Israeli and Palestinian women to raise money for needy Israeli and Palestinian families, as well as foster greater […]

I encourage you to read Dexter Filkins’s flattering review of Lawrence Wright’s new book “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11.” Here’s a salient passage of the review that should get you talking… Just as dramatic as the […]